Choroid plexus carcinoma

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Choroid plexus carcinoma

Choroid plexus carcinoma is a rare and highly aggressive malignant type of choroid plexus tumor (see this term) occurring almost exclusively in children presenting with cerebrospinal fluid obstruction in the lateral ventricles (most common) the fourth and third ventricles or in multiple ventricles leading to hydrocephalus and increased intracranial pressure and manifesting with nausea vomiting abnormal eye movements gait impairment seizures and enlarged head circumference.

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